- "What is extraordinary is that I saw the first one when I was a drama student in 1977 when I was 20 years old. So if you had told me that four decades and a year later I would be in one of them in the ninth and final Skywalker saga, I would have said you need mental health help because it would seem so beyond the realm of any possibility at all."
- ―Richard E. Grant
Richard E. Grant (born May 5, 1957) is an Academy Award–nominated Swazi-English actor who portrays Allegiant General Pryde in the 2019 film Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker. He had to audition by acting out scenes from "a forties British war film." A few months later, he was taken to Pinewood Studios to meet J.J. Abrams, who told him he had the part.
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ Collins, Robbie (19 January 2019). Interview: For his best role in decades - as a forger's right-hand man - Richard E Grant didn't have to look far for inspiration. telegraph.co.uk.
- Richard E. Grant on Wikipedia